The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 84 114
Rank change year-on-year -22 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 9 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.62% 0.21% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 1.11% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 10
Median salary £34,500 £43,750 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.14% +1.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £38,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,150 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +10.37%  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 296 180 304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.34% 18.69% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 226 164 262
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Crewe - 1 £34,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £45,500 - 3
Warrington - 1 £24,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 7 (63.64%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) JUnit
7 3 (27.27%) JDBC
7 3 (27.27%) JSP
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) Struts
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 3 (27.27%) JPA
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (27.27%) REST
7 3 (27.27%) BDD

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
5 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) JDBC
2 3 (27.27%) JPA
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) JSP
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Spring Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Struts
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Behat
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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